Quercus further strengthens its team with the arrival of Kevin Walkinshaw as Director

Leading advisory firm Quercus Corporate Finance strengthens its presence in the Thames Valley with the appointment of Kevin Walkinshaw as a Director.

Kevin joins from KPMG, where he specialised in mid-market M&A across the Thames Valley and London, most recently within KPMG’s Technology and Media team.  Examples of Kevin’s transactions include the sale of Style Research to Lyceum Capital, the sale of Maplecroft to Verisk Analytics, Sharp Electronics’ acquisition of IOT Holdings and the sale of MeetingZone to GMT Communications. Kevin brings with him over 11 years of M&A and financial modelling experience, having worked with a wide range of corporate and private equity clients across the region.

Commenting on the appointment, Quercus chairman Nick Standen said:

 “We are delighted to have attracted another talented corporate financier to join our growing team.  Kevin’s arrival further strengthens our offering and his M&A and financial modelling experience and track record will be of significant value to our clients.  This latest appointment is testament to our success to date and supports our ambition to be the advisor of choice for mid-market companies across the South of England.”

Kevin added:

 “I am excited to be joining Quercus, as my experience and skills complement the team and I can play a significant role in achieving the ambitious growth plans for the business. I have worked with all the partners previously and was attracted by the clear focus of the business and the strategic vision of the partners. I am looking forward to advising mid-market businesses across the South to achieve their strategic goals.”